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Complete details about Iraq in Asia with capital city Baghdad

Country NameIraq (Al-´Iraq)
Country CodeIRQ
Capital CityBaghdad
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1932
Surface Area438317.0
Life Expectancy66.5 years
GNP11500.0 (old 0.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (77.2%)
Assyrian     (0.8%)
Azerbaijani     (1.7%)
Kurdish     (19.0%)
Persian     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Baghdad, Baghdad     (population 4336000)
Mosul, Ninawa     (population 879000)
Irbil, Irbil     (population 485968)
Kirkuk, al-Tamim     (population 418624)
Basra, Basra     (population 406296)
al-Sulaymaniya, al-Sulaymaniya     (population 364096)
al-Najaf, al-Najaf     (population 309010)
Karbala, Karbala     (population 296705)
al-Hilla, Babil     (population 268834)
al-Nasiriya, DhiQar     (population 265937)
al-Amara, Maysan     (population 208797)
al-Diwaniya, al-Qadisiya     (population 196519)
al-Ramadi, al-Anbar     (population 192556)
al-Kut, Wasit     (population 183183)
Baquba, Diyala     (population 114516)

Iraq's most recent News and Stories

Iraq Tweets

From @lobstahsinmaine on Sun Dec 16 17:01:17 EST 2018 RT @paulsperry_: Before LTG Flynn is sentenced on Wed, it's worth noting that the man is a genuine hero, having jumped off a 40-ft cliff to?
From @FatimaSR5 on Sun Dec 16 17:01:17 EST 2018 @iamsrk Hi Shahrukh ??, I am Fatima from Iraq and your biggest biggest fans ?, please answer me and make me the hap?
From @kirrane on Sun Dec 16 17:01:08 EST 2018 RT @gaurangmorjaria: Just leave this here... #FBPE and #PeoplesVote Charles Kennedy opposed Iraq war & increased LibDem good-will Nick?
From @XhahidKhan on Sun Dec 16 17:01:07 EST 2018 RT @georgegalloway: My wife @GayatriGalloway and I with the hero #MuntadharAlZaidi who recovered the dignity of #Iraq when he showed #Bush?
From @FEMMEREINA on Sun Dec 16 17:01:05 EST 2018 RT @quareamore: Me: any person in the military is either a fascist or an agent of fascism Them: but my dad is in Iraq Another person: ye?
From @jordanBhall on Sun Dec 16 17:00:55 EST 2018 UK efforts in Iraq 'hindered by hostile immigration policy'
From @EnnabHanadi on Sun Dec 16 17:00:54 EST 2018 RT @DrAlnefisi: ??? ??? ?????Paul Bremer ???? ????? ??? ??????2003 ?? ????? ( ???? ?? ?????? My year in Iraq ) ??? ????? ???????? ??????? ??
From @attorneygsb on Sun Dec 16 17:00:52 EST 2018 @earlp1231 @TungstenPoles @baseballcrank ?Unlike the current president [Obama] who?s played politics with the withd?
From @hw_renewe on Sun Dec 16 17:00:51 EST 2018 RT @pmillerinfo: Why didn't Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell give us a #PeoplesVote on invading Iraq? Wasn't that invasion based on lies a?
From @b9AcE on Sun Dec 16 17:00:47 EST 2018 Turkey once again bombed villages in Bapîr Kurdistan/"Kurdistan Region of Iraq", once again committing the "worst c?
From @oemerhaostealth on Sun Dec 16 17:00:44 EST 2018 RT @metesohtaoglu: Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu met with the Yazidi activist and 2018 #Nobel Peace Prize winner @NadiaMuradBasee about the s?
From @MacJuanma on Sun Dec 16 17:00:40 EST 2018 RT @richjmadrid: You should take him to Iraq, where you helped aid in the slaughter thousands of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Ira?
From @OWMMorg on Sun Dec 16 17:00:37 EST 2018 Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! From One World Medical Mission #owmm #refugees #Iraq #HappyHolidays?
From @ADF_MiddleEast on Sun Dec 16 17:00:29 EST 2018 #POTD HMAS Ballarat (centre rear) sails with Iraq Navy Patrol Boat P-309 (front) and United States Coast Guard Ship?